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Thermo Fisher Scientific Material Handler - Stocking (Weekends) in Lenexa, Kansas

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

How will you make an impact?

Our team in Lenexa, KS is at the heart of providing microbiology diagnostics for our customers globally.

Position Summary: Responsible for accurate picking, packing, and shipping of customer orders. Report in on time for the shift. Be a company advocate for continuous improvement.

Location / Hours

Lenexa, KS

This role is located in a cave environment.

The shift for this role is Saturday-Tuesday 7am-5:30pm

What will you do?

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gather and scan products from storage coolers per order process typically reaching up to but not limited to 84 inches high, grasping and gripping.

  • Pack and arrange products onto pallets or into varied package sizes.

  • Work cooperatively with co-workers and efficiently with little supervision, communicating verbally or in writing any discrepancies as needed

  • Obtain, stack and place product on shelves, load/unload courier trucks or assist in warehouse as needed both in cooler (32 degrees Fahrenheit) and Dry Warehouse which is climate-controlled year-round.

  • Lift to 50 pounds on a consistent basis

  • Walk and stand up to six (4) hours at a time, up to 12 hours a day, with frequent squatting, stooping, kneeling, bending, and twisting at waist.

  • Accurately and legibly complete company and carrier documentation.

  • Push or pull products on a cart, weight of up to 250 pounds to push and 250 pounds to pull

  • Push pallet jack with weight up to 1200 pounds.

  • Load refrigerated trailer trucks with pallets of products.

  • Maintain department and work area to 5S housekeeping standards

  • Listen to and follow written and verbal instructions given in the English language

  • Read, understand, and utilize both RF scanners and computers

  • Complete work as dictated by customer needs beyond normal shift hours, willingness to volunteer for other areas/shifts

  • Utilize forklift/power industrial trucks safely, when/if required

  • In addition, other duties may be assigned as the need arises.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.

How will you get here?

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Possess good number recognition abilities.

  • Possess basic knowledge of English and math and ability to read.

  • Ability to navigate and understand basic computer programs.

  • Ability to work in an environment with temperature at 32 degrees Fahrenheit for up to 40 hours per week.

  • Heavy lifting walk and standing with frequent squatting, stooping, kneeling, bending, and twisting at waist with occasional climbing on footstool.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.